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Top 50 Eye-Opening Videos in 2009

— January 1, 2010 — Pop Culture
Trend Hunter featured thousands of new videos this year, but these 50 stood above the rest... It will take you a few minutes to check them all out, but you'll have a gooooood time!

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Implications - In an age where a message is only as effective as the amount of times it was viewed on the Internet, companies hoping to send messages to the masses are using shocking, humorous and original videos to appeal to the masses and draw attention to their messages.
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Activity
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Subway Music Videos
Subway Music Videos
The Pussycat Dolls Remake 'Jai Ho' from Slumdog Millionaire
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48
Comic Book TV Spoofs
Comic Book TV Spoofs
'Two and A Half Watchmen' Bring Home The Laughs
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47
Pint Sized Opera
Pint Sized Opera
Media Calling 10 Year Old Hollie Steel A ‘Lil Susan Boyle'
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46
Peculiar Pageant Responses
Peculiar Pageant Responses
Miss Panama Channels Miss Teen South Carolina
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45
Collaborative Global Eco Stunts
Collaborative Global Eco Stunts
Will Earth Hour 2009 Have More Than 50 Million Participants?
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44
Unexpected Wedding Walks
Unexpected Wedding Walks
Couple Dances Down the Aisle to Chris Brown
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43
YouTube Cooking Shows
YouTube Cooking Shows
93-Year-Old Chef Strikes Gold With 'Depression Cooking With Clara'
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42
Reality Shock Virals
Reality Shock Virals
Susan Boyle on Britain's Got Talent Stuns Simon Cowell
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41
Storytelling Sand Animations
Storytelling Sand Animations
Kseniya Simonova's Sand Art Wins Ukraine's Got Talent
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40
‘Twilight'-Themed Music Videos
‘Twilight'-Themed Music Videos
Robert Pattinson Inspires “Black Balloon” b
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39
Viral Presidential Duets
Viral Presidential Duets
Barry's First Duet With Obama Girl Rocks
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38
Religious Imagery Remixes
Religious Imagery Remixes
Mashup of Random Images of Jesus and the Virgin Mary
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37
Keyboardless Computers
Keyboardless Computers
Apple Introduces A Keyboardless MacWheel at MacWorld
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36
Parodies About Ocuplets
Parodies About Ocuplets
Nadya Suleman and Her Babies Spoofed in the 'Octo-Mom Song'
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35
Data Moshing Music Videos
Data Moshing Music Videos
Kanye West and Chairlift Both Use Trippy Editing Technique
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34
Hip-Hop News Parodies
Hip-Hop News Parodies
‘Auto-Tune the News' Lampoons Carrie Prejean & Other Headlines
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33
Twilight Parodies
Twilight Parodies
'The Hillywood Show' Apes Robert Pattinson, 'New Moon' Cast
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32
Illusory Self-Portraits
Illusory Self-Portraits
Danny Roberts' Eye-Catching Photography and Paintings
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31
Abstract Artwork
Abstract Artwork
Valentina De' Matha's Paintings Are Splashtastic
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30
21,000 Person Guerrilla Dances
21,000 Person Guerrilla Dances
Oprah Flash Mob Kickoff Party on Chicago's Magnificent Mile
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29
From Childish Sketches to Hollywood
From Childish Sketches to Hollywood
'Where The Wild Things Are' Movie Gears Up For Cult Success
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28
Viral Star Makeovers
Viral Star Makeovers
Susan Boyle Gets a Brand New Look
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27
Defending Bacon
Defending Bacon
7-Year-Old ‘King Curtis' Takes a Stand for Pork on Reality TV
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26
Slowmo Liquid Laughing
Slowmo Liquid Laughing
Dutch Comedy Central Commercial Makes One Fun Mess
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25
Real Life Rapunzels
Real Life Rapunzels
Time To Cut These Insane Fairytale Hairstyles
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24
6-Pound Burritos
6-Pound Burritos
Las Vegas' NASCAR Cafe Bets You Can't Finish the Bomb Burrito
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23
Priceless Pedestrian Reactions
Priceless Pedestrian Reactions
Mark Jenkins Records Odd Art Shocking the Public
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22
Time Lapse Music Videos
Time Lapse Music Videos
Oren Lavie's 'Her Morning Elegance' Is Stop Motion Awesomeness
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21
Cross-Country Crusades
Cross-Country Crusades
Christoph Rehage Walks From Beijing to Germany in "The Longest Way"
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20
Pooptastic Parodies
Pooptastic Parodies
'Everyone Poops' Turned Into Pee-Your-Pants Funny Mashup
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19
Gruesome Shockvertising
Gruesome Shockvertising
A Texting While Driving PSA Shows Horrific Realism
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18
Car-Copter Concepts
Car-Copter Concepts
The Zeep CCC Transforming Helicopter Car
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17
Powerful Movie Messages
Powerful Movie Messages
‘Dorian Gray' is a Tall Tale on the Effects of Being Vain
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16
Needled Turn-Ons
Needled Turn-Ons
Tyler Shields Creates Unsettling Videotography
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15
Expressive Street Art
Expressive Street Art
Interactive Vandalism by Mentalgassi Features Funny Faces
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14
Full Face Painting
Full Face Painting
Oxfam and Celebs Rock Vibrant Blue Skin for Charity
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13
Real-Life Video Game Mashups
Real-Life Video Game Mashups
Matthew Dominick's “Warp Whistle” Inserts Mario In
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12
Songs Made From Disney Movies
Songs Made From Disney Movies
'Alice' by Pogo Composed Using 'Alice in Wonderland' Clips
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11
Extreme Papercrafts
Extreme Papercrafts
Animated Kaleidoscopic Construction Paper Creations
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10
Cougar Barbies
Cougar Barbies
Video Makes Fun of Saggy-Boobed, Botox-Loving, 50-Year-Old Barbie
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9
Rollercoaster Bra Testing
Rollercoaster Bra Testing
Ultimo & Alton Towers Resort Cross-Marketing Promo
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8
Human Synths
Human Synths
The Humanthesizer by Calvin Harris Turns Bare Body Paint into Sexy Live Arts
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7
Magnetic Vision
Magnetic Vision
Subdermal Body Mods by Russ Foxx Give Unusual 6th Sense
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6
Controversial Driving Virals
Controversial Driving Virals
Is Kesslers Knigge's 10 Drogen beim Autofahren Video Pro or Anti Drug
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5
Subverted Disney Movies
Subverted Disney Movies
"Dwarfed Punk" Blends Daft Punk and "Snow White"
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4
Staged Awkward Moments
Staged Awkward Moments
The MTV Video Awards Stunt With Bruno & Eminem Was Rehearsed
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3
Giant 80's Glamour
Giant 80's Glamour
Retro Hair Explosions Show What Happens When Hairspray Attacks
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2
Surrealist Photo Art
Surrealist Photo Art
Dark Humor in Black And White From Photographer Gilbert Garcin
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1
'Star Wars' Sneakers
'Star Wars' Sneakers
From Darth Vader Boots to Adidas 'Star Wars' Pack
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